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03-22-2016, 03:19 AM - 3 Likes   #9526
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Abusing the 15mm for a shot that it is never intended for. A close up of a flower at that FL. But the lens continues to amaze nonetheless.

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03-22-2016, 02:30 PM   #9528
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And the characteristic starburst we all know of ...
I always wondered how to get the starburst but this lens makes it a piece of cake. It works even at surprisingly wide open apertures like f8 and only gets better from there. This one is @f22 though.

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QuoteOriginally posted by shardulm Quote
And the characteristic starburst we all know of ...
I always wondered how to get the starburst but this lens makes it a piece of cake. It works even at surprisingly wide open apertures like f8 and only gets better from there. This one is @f22 though.
Well, actually, tried to do my first sunbursts with that lens this weekend, but I am not very satisfied....
Here's an example, the rays looks duplicated...
what's the trick ?

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QuoteOriginally posted by Weevil Quote
Well, actually, tried to do my first sunbursts with that lens this weekend, but I am not very satisfied....
Here's an example, the rays looks duplicated...
what's the trick ?
I've found an aperture around f/13 to be the best to bring out that crisp, clean starburst this lens is famous for.


f/11


f/13


f/14


f/16
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QuoteOriginally posted by dngr Quote
I've found an aperture around f/13 to be the best to bring out that crisp, clean starburst this lens is famous for.
ok, thanks!
very good examples here
not evident at night... long exposure on a tripod required!
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More with the 15mm limited.





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The first one is my favourite.
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Guys, I did it again... Your shots just want made me buying a SCM DA 15mm again. Couple years back I used to own one, has been my favourite lens, but dropped due to uncertain times for Pentax (MFT user in the meantime, but kept some Pentax stuff).
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First one is the best for me.

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An old shot from South Island of NZ, April 2013. Sunset over Lake Te Anau, gateway to Fjordlands NP.




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